Judges must strive to make right decisions, without fear or favour, says AG

Published on 17 May 2019 9:11:58 PM

Attorney-General Tommy Thomas says judges must always endeavour to make the right decisions, without fear or favour, and regardless of the personality of the party or the accused before them.

Thomas said this in his speech at a ceremony to honour the appointment of Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat as Chief Justice on Friday.

The Attorney-General said Tengku Maimun's appointment as Chief Justice was a recognition of the critical role played by women in the administration of justice, that Tengku Maimun's elevation had nothing to do with gender, but was based on her integrity, independence, intelligence, diligence and temperament.

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